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Can you name the answers to these Geology questions where all of the answers begin with 'H'?

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The mineral name for sodium chloride (table salt)
The study of the movement, distribution, and quality of water both above and below Earth's surface
A nonfoliated metamorphic rock that is typically formed by contact metamorphism around igneous intrusions
This orogeny is the result of the ongoing collision of India with Asia, creating the world's highest land
A phylum of deuterostome animal that includes acorn worms and extinct graptolites
A tributary to a U-shaped valley that enters at a higher level, often with a waterfall (#4 above)
A volcanic center located within a lithospheric plate thought to be caused by a rising plume of hot mantle
A narrow ridge with steeply inclined sides of nearly equal slopes (#2 above)
Dark portion of soil consisting of organic material decayed enough that original source material can't be identified
An elongated block of high topographic relief that is bounded on two sides by steeply-dipping normal faults
The world's most important iron ore; also used as a red pigment because of its 'blood-like' color
A hot spring on the sea floor that discharges dissolved metals and gases; often found near mid-ocean ridges
The ability of a material to transmit a fluid (a.k.a. permeability)
A sharply pointed peak resulting from multiple glaciers diverging from a single point (#3 above)
The founder of modern Geology; he formed the Theory of Uniformitarianism
The characteristic external shape of an individual crystal or crystal group
An oddly shaped pinnacle of rock; emblematic of Bryce Canyon National Park (#1 above)
The earliest eon of Earth's history (4.6 to 4.0 billion years ago)

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